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Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) is not-for-profit [501 (C) (3)], grass-roots community of scholars who have united to promote honest, fact-based, and civil discourse, especially in regard to Middle East issues. We believe that ethnic, national, and religious hatreds, including anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism, have no place in our institutions, disciplines, and communities. We employ academic means to address these issues.

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Steinberg/Rosen letter on diarrhea disease in Gaza

Letter to the Editors Comments on `Palestinian refugee conditions associated with intestinalparasites and diarrhoea: Nuseirat refugee camp as a case study’ by T.A. AbuMourad (Public Health 2004; 118:131-42) Laura RosenSchool of Public Health, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel and Gerald M.…

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Europe’s Old Disease Returns

Militant Islamists are forming a twisted alliance with Europe’s left to spread virulent anti-Semitism that targets both Jews and America. One of the few certainties of the 20th century was that the apostles of Marxist materialism and the adherents of…

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Whither Hebron? An Objective Indicator For Peace

I was fortunate to visit many places in Judea and Samaria, but one place I did not see was Hebron. “Too dangerous,” I was told, which only increased my admiration for the Jewish communities there. In a land replete with…

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A Courageous Voice for Peace

Author’s Note: When I wrote Ed Beck (and he wrote the Board) about my Bangladeshi friend and colleague, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, it was suggested I write an original piece for SPME members. Mr. Choudhury’s goal is to pierce the…

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Antisemitsm-Betrayal of History; Betrayal of Truth

No people has been maligned more than have the Jews-no people. It’s not even close. It has been widespread-encompassing locations with little or no Jews-and millennia-long-going back at least to Tacitus. Most of major social institutions, including governments and all…

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